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Morristown Medical Center Awards

Morristown Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission. In addition, our parent company, Atlantic Health System, has a medical school affiliation with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and is a member of AllSpire Health Partners.

Additional Morristown Medical Center recognitions include:

  • Top hospital in New Jersey and the number seven hospital in the New York Metro Area: U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings
  • Best Hospital in three specialties – cardiology & heart surgery, gynecology and orthopedics: U.S. News & World Report
  • 2021 America’s 50 Best Hospitals™; 2022 America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery; 2022 America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and Critical Care; 2022 Excellence Awards in Cardiac Care, Stroke Care, GI Care, Critical Care, Bariatrics Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and 2021 Women’s Care awards for Labor and Delivery services and Gynecologic Surgery: Healthgrades
  • World's Best Hospitals 2021 and Best Hospitals for Infection Prevention: Newsweek
  • Five-star rating (highest) ranking: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • One of the safest hospitals in the nation — thirteen consecutive times: The Leapfrog Group
  • Magnet® Hospital recognition for excellence in nursing and patient care: American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award: Vizient
  • Top hospital in NJ for the treatment of pediatric cancer – a recognition based on overall hospital satisfaction questionnaires: Castle Connolly
  • Best Regional Hospital, high performing in 23 types of care – abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, colon cancer surgery, COPD, diabetes, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, kidney failure, knee replacement, lung cancer surgery, pneumonia, pulmonology and lung surgery, spinal fusion, stroke, transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) and urology: U.S. News & World Report
  • Level I Regional Trauma Center: American College of Surgeons; Level II Regional Trauma Center: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
  • Beacon of Safety Award: New Jersey State Safety Council
  • Campaign Mentor Hospital: Institute of Healthcare Improvement
  • Hospital Reward for Quality Care: New Jersey Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality: Human Rights Campaign Foundation Healthcare Equality Index 2020
  • 2021 Environmental Excellence Award: Practice Greenhealth
  • NICHE "Exemplar" Status: Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders
  • Age-Friendly Health Systems ​— Committed to Care Excellence:  Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • National Medal of Honor for Organ Donation: US Department of Health and Human Services

Morristown Medical Center’s programs and services have received prestigious recognitions and certifications, including:

  • Adult Diabetes and Endocrine Institute and BD Pediatric Diabetes Center – Education Recognition Certificate: American Diabetes Association
  • Atlantic Health System Weight & Wellness Center – Accreditation: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program – a joint accreditation program between the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery; 2021 Women's Choice Award America's Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery.
  • Atlantic Rehabilitation – Accreditation for Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and Stroke Specialty Programs: Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities; Women’s Choice Award – 2014-2017 America’s Best for Extended Care: Women’s Certified, Inc.; One of the Nation's "Best Rehab Hospitals, Institutions & Facilities": Rehab Management Magazine
  • Carol G. Simon Cancer Center – One of "70 Hospitals With Great Oncology Programs": Becker's Hospital Review;No.1 for Pediatric Cancer Treatment in New Jersey: Inside Jersey magazine partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.; Three Year Approval with Commendation: American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer; 2019 Women's Choice Award America's Best Hospitals Cancer Care
  • Carol W. and Julius A. Rippel Breast Center – Accreditation: National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC); Breast Imaging Center of Excellence: American College of Radiology; 2019 Women's Choice Award America's Best Breast Centers
  • Community Health – Five Game Changers for Health Award: Morris County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute – Vascular Laboratory Accreditation: Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Echocardiography Laboratory Accreditation: Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories; CT Specialty Center: CareCore National; Cardiac Health Center Accreditation: American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation; ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award: American College of Cardiology; Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association; Coronary Care Unit – Silver-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses; Cardiac Unit – Silver-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses; Gold Seal of Approval™ – Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Certification: The Joint Commission
  • Goryeb Children's Hospital – Pediatric Intensive Care Unit – Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Maternity – Level III Regional Perinatal Center: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services; Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care; Care Award: International Lactation Consultant Association; Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility: Baby-Friendly USA; 2021 Women's Choice Award America's Best Hospitals Obstetrics; Labor and Delivery Specialty Excellence Award (top 10% in the nation) and 5-star rating in vaginal and c-section delivery: Healthgrades 2021
  • Nursing – Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit – Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Orthopedics – Gold Seal of Approval™ – Total Hip Replacement Certification, Total Knee Replacement Certification, Spine Surgery Certification: The Joint Commission; Premium Total Joint Replacement Center Designation: UnitedHealthcare; No.1 for Hip and Knee Repair in New Jersey: Inside Jersey magazine partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.; One of "100 hospitals with great orthopedic programs": Becker's Hospital Review
  • Pulmonary Center – Best of Respiratory Care Departments: RT for Decision Makers in Respiratory Care magazine
  • Radiology – Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE): American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • School of Cardiovascular Technology – Accreditation: Commission for the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; Accreditation: Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
  • Sports Health – Official Hospital Partner of the New York Jets
  • Stroke Center – Comprehensive Stroke Center: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services; Stroke Care Certification/Gold Seal of Approval™ for Primary Stroke Centers: The Joint Commission; Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Elite Plus and Target: Diabetes Honor Rolls: American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
  • Surgery – Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes in Surgical Patient Care, 2012: American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
  • Women's Health – 100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs: Becker’s Hospital Review; Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award (top 10% in the nation): Healthgrades 2021 
  • Wound Care – Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation: Accreditation Council of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society; Gold Seal of Approval® for Wound Care Certification: The Joint Commission